SIERRA VISTA — As promised, the Arizona Department of Health Services and Department of Education released the metrics county health departments and local districts should use in determining if schools should reopen in less than two weeks on Thursday afternoon.
FORT HUACHUCA — She is heading to the Pentagon where a new assignment awaits, but leaving this mountainous and nature-filled installation behind is almost bittersweet for Army Major General Laura Potter.
PALOMINAS — A manila envelope containing several packets of powder mailed to two women in the Palominas area elicited a hefty HAZMAT response Thursday that included local, state and federal agencies.
Courts and Crime
- Judge rules education-tax description has misleading tendencies
- Program offers alternative for youth who commit misdemeanors, gains national attention
- Move to allow judicial discretion in sentencing approved for ballot
- Judge OKs legal marijuana measure for ballot
- Court denies Ducey bid to delay process for gym openings
- Cochise County elections officials release more preliminary results, some races close
- Governor moves to block gym reopening order
- Judge denies murder suspect's request for a ninth defense attorney
- Sheriff's Office investigating shooting in Bowie
- Former BP agent convicted of child sexual abuse sentenced to 40 years in prison
- No plea agreement to be offered in Douglas toddler murder case
- Corporation Commission can appoint utilities management, court rules
- Judge blocks education initiative from November ballot
- County Clerk works to address myriad issues after 2018 audit
- Court employee on paid leave following hit-and-run incident
- Man convicted twice of sexually abusing child, sentenced to life in prison
- Four candidates vie to become the next judge of the Sierra Vista justice court
- Police: Arizona professor fatally bludgeoned during robbery
- Sierra Vista City Council candidate pleads guilty to felony drug charge
- Biggs, researchers seek public release of Google documents
SIERRA VISTA — The popping noises outside sounded like gunshots to Victor Vazquez. But when the father of three looked out his window, he saw flames shooting out of his neighbor’s apartment in the next building.
SIERRA VISTA — For an authentic taste of Germany, be sure to order a homemade schnitzel dinner Friday evening through a fundraiser organized by the Sierra Vista Sister Cities Association in support of a student exchange program.
SIERRA VISTA— With some misgivings, the City Council on Thursday approved another year-long contract that allows Cochise County to operate its municipal court services.
FORT HUACHUCA — Major General Laura Potter, the top soldier at Fort Huachuca, is leaving for Washington D.C. for a new assignment, a spokeswoman confirmed Friday.
A Cochise County Board of Supervisors work session called to discuss court consolidation agreements between the county and six municipalities ended in uncertainty after a justice of the peace said he was not signing the contract.
SIERRA VISTA — There’s no guarantee every business will survive the pandemic. More than 500 local businesses received relief from the Paycheck Protection Program to help them manage through the uncertainty.
SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Police Department will not stop using the techniques necessary to save an officer, or another person’s life, if either is in danger, Chief Adam Thrasher told the City Council at a work session Tuesday.
SIERRA VISTA — Three official candidates are vying for three at-large city council seats in the general election this November, but one of the individuals running for office has run afoul of the law and faces being removed from the ballot if convicted, city officials said.
SIERRA VISTA — Council members will discuss the police department’s policies — particularly use of force — at a work session Tuesday.
BISBEE – The ruckus began in earnest Tuesday as the county began displaying the new logo developed and approved by the Cochise County Tourism and Economic Council on its website and other online materials.
SIERRA VISTA — Dispatchers at the Southeast Arizona Communications center will soon be able to provide 911 callers with more life-saving instructions, county officials said this week.
SIERRA VISTA — Army officials at Fort Huachuca have issued a new, definitive order on face masks for soldiers, while the city’s mandate on masking up depends mainly on the feasibility of social distancing and has some local businesses on the fence about how they’ll enforce the new edict.
SIERRA VISTA — Councilwoman Kristine Wolfe continued her push for more discussion of certain Sierra Vista Police Department policies at Thursday’s City Council meeting after three residents spoke in support of the procedures.
SIERRA VISTA — The mayor of Sierra Vista declared a state of emergency in the city Friday afternoon, with a mandate that face masks are now required in public.
FORT HUACHUCA — While travel restrictions remain in place at Fort Huachuca because of skyrocketing cases of coronavirus, the new garrison commander announced Tuesday that a few more amenities will be reopening.
The City of Sierra Vista will continue to recommend the use of face coverings in public when social distancing is difficult but will not require their use.
SIERRA VISTA — While no guarantees were made about what to expect when school starts in August, Sierra Vista Unified School District administrators provided an update on what could happen come fall during Tuesday’s governing board meeting.
SIERRA VISTA — City Council members breezed through a presentation Tuesday of the tentative $85 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, with the only concerns aimed at the state’s retirement system for police and fire personnel.
FORT HUACHUCA — When Col. Jarrod Moreland takes the reins as the new garrison commander at Fort Huachuca on Wednesday in a private ceremony, it will be like coming home again for the military intelligence officer and his family.
SIERRA VISTA — A tentative $85 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year will be reviewed by the Sierra Vista City Council in work sessions that begin Tuesday afternoon.
SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista City Council’s first in-person session since the COVID-19 pandemic hit was not marked by the items the panel voted on, but instead their closing comments as they reflected on the issues that are dominating the world’s attention.
SIERRA VISTA — Sierra Vista Unified School District is adapting with the times to better prepare for the possibility of returning to online school.